Arriving

Check-In Information

What to Expect

Check-in begins at 9:00 AM on the Sunday of the week that your reservation begins. Earlier check-in times are not available.

Reservations are held until the Thursday following your Sunday check-in date. Please contact your residence hall resource center if you plan to check-in later than the Thursday of your check-in week. If you fail to check in by Thursday or provide notification to Summer Housing that your arrival date has changed, your reservation will be canceled with a $500 penalty.

Maps & Directions

If you are planning to use the bus or the subway, you should download a transit app for your smartphone or consult a New York City Transit Map here.

Directions to NYU

Click here for detailed directions to the NYU campus.

Parking

Parking is not provided and commercial garages are expensive. Bringing a car to New York is not advised. For a list of garages located in the vicinity of the NYU campus, please click here.

Residence Hall Orientation

Residential Life and Housing Services wil be sponsoring a weekly information session in each residence hall to review NYU policies and procedures related to residential living.

During this 30 minute presentation, hall staff will provide an overview about living in NYU Housing; including available services, residence hall staffing, and important policies and procedures. This is a great way to better acquaint yourself with summer living at NYU and meet your neighbors!

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

NYU ID Card

The NYUCard (photo ID) is a multi-purpose photo identification card issued to all NYU residents. This card allows access to the residence halls, dining halls, athletic facilities, and administrative buildings.

You are required to obtain your NYUCard within 72 hours of your initial arrival on campus.

Residents who are not able to obtain their NYU ID Card upon check-in, will be issued a temporary ID card upon to be shown with photo ID, which is valid for 72 hours only.

Your NYUCard will identify you as a member of the NYU community and should be carried at all times.

The NYUCard will allow you access to:

  • Your assigned residence hall
  • Bobst Library (if you are classified as a student and currently enrolled in classes)
  • NYU athletic facilities
  • NYU dining facilities (when applicable)

Submitting Your ID Photo

Non-NYU applicants should submit their photo electronically at least 1 week prior to the beginning of their reservation so their NYUCard is ready for pick up on their check-in day.

Submit Your NYUCard Photo Here

Picking up your NYUCard

Residents can pick up their NYU ID Card at the NYU Card Center located at 7 Washington Place.

NYU Card Center Hours

Sundays (May 20th - July 29th) & Memorial Day (Monday, May 28th)
9:00am - 4:00pm

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

The NYU Card Center will be closed on July 4, 2018.

Hall Validation Sticker

Once you have obtained your NYUCard, please go to your Residence Hall Resource Center to obtain a hall validation sticker. This sticker will have an expiration date (your scheduled date of check-out) printed on it.

ID Replacement Fee

Please note: Electronically submitted photos will not be accepted from former residents who have not turned in their NYUCard from previous affiliation with the University. A replacement fee will be charged for cards not turned in.